Tag Archives: John Paul Faignant

Letter
June 7, 2016

Self-aggrandizement over good judgment?

Dear Editor,

In response to John Paul Faignant’s letter of May 5, 2016, in the Rutland Herald entitled “Rose Kennedy passes hard test”–

First of all Mr. Faignant is obviously biased in his assessment of Ms. Kennedy’s judgment. Either that or he is just a…

News Briefs
May 11, 2016

News Briefs: Rutland Region

By Lani Duke

RUTLAND CITY

Loyalty Day parade postponed

Officials are attempting to reschedule the community’s 53rd Loyalty Day parade, initially scheduled for Sunday, May 1. More than 1,000 individuals and 130 vehicles in 85 “units” were signed up to walk and roll through downtown…

News Briefs
February 12, 2016

News Briefs: Rutland Region

By Lani Duke

Rutland City

Combination Pond ballot item in contention

Yes, no, maybe. That’s the pattern for the appearance of an advisory question on the Rutland City ballot regarding whether “the voters of the city of Rutland [should] reclaim, renew and preserve Combination Pond,…

News Briefs
January 26, 2016

News Briefs: Rutland Region

By Lani Duke

Rutland County

New PEGTV show tests high school learning with quizshow

A new PEGTV show pits high school teams against each other in a competition covering the entire high school curriculum except math. “Academic Showdown” is scheduled to air once a week…

News Briefs
January 14, 2016

News Briefs: Rutland Region

By Lani Duke

RUTLAND TOWN

Select Board vacancies

When Rutland Town voters make their selections in March, they will have three Select Board seats to fill. Chair Joseph Dicton has announced he will resign that day, although his term would not end for another year….

News Briefs
July 22, 2015

News Brief: Rutland Region

By Lani Duke

Changing roles, models

Change is inevitable in organizations. It has come to the Vermont State Fair at a time when fairs themselves are changing. The fair started out as an agricultural exhibition, an annual time for comparing crops and livestock, gathering to…